ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 61544
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Narrative:Written off (destroyed) 7-10-1977 when crashed into the Waiau River, near Te Anau, New Zealand; the pilot Graeme R Fox survived, albeit seriously injured. The passenger (John Robert Dunn) was killed. Mr. Dunn was an experienced agricultural pilot who went for a flight with a friend Graeme Fox. Aircraft was engaged in agricultural (crop spraying/top dressing operations) when the low-flying helicopter struck a cable.
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Waiau River, Southland -
|Phase:|| Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities|
||Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]|
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